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FindLaw's Legal Technology Center's eDiscovery collection includes free articles on one of the biggest topics in legal technology. In 2005, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) were amended to integrate electronic discovery into the litigation process. Understanding these complex rules may be crucial to the success of your legal matter.

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eDiscovery Articles
  • Fear and Loathing - An Examination of the Underpinnings of eDiscovery
    Provided by Douglas Herman of UHY Advisors FLVS, Inc.
    This article will look at the changing approaches and attitudes around managing ever-growing volumes of data involved in litigation and government investigations.

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  • Discovery of Facebook and other Social Media Postings
    Provided by Anne C. O'Donnell of FindLaw
    Have you ever received a call or letter from opposing counsel, "kindly" advising you that they discovered an incriminating photo on your personal injury client's Facebook page that shows your client performing ski jumps at a time when they were allegedly injured and unable to work?

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  • Examining the eDiscovery Landscape After the 2006 FRCP Changes
    Provided by Eric Sinrod of FindLaw
    It has been almost a year since the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) were amended with respect to discovery of electronic data. As can be seen, the stakes are enormous, as failure to comply with electronic production obligations can lead to serious sanctions, sometimes to the tune of millions of dollars.

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  • Symantec Enterprise Vault eDiscovery Connectors to Automate Evidence Collection and Transfer
    Provided by Symantec
    Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced a comprehensive e-Discovery initiative that includes two new e-Discovery Connectors and supporting services for users of Symantec Enterprise Vault(TM) Discovery Accelerator. These new connectors will provide tight integration with third-party case management, review, analytics, forensics and desktop collection tools.

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  • Predictive Coding Primer
    Provided by Todd Mansbridge of First Advantage Litigation Consulting
    Predictive coding (also known as technology assisted review) heavily leverages statistics to reduce the time needed to examine large document sets that in the past may have taken a group of attorney reviewers weeks or months to review at great cost.

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  • What's New with In-House Review Platforms
    Provided by Imraan A. Bhatti of Keno Kozie Associates
    Do we keep our current review platform or upgrade to one of the newer in-house models? For many law firms, now's the time to ask that question.

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  • Leveling the Playing Field in Litigation
    Provided by Girts Jansons of PowerSearch Software
    Litigation, especially when e-discovery is involved, can be a very costly endeavor. Faced with these costs, clients are often forced to settle a case they feel they could win, since it doesn’t make financial sense to proceed. This results in a loss of business for law firms and a lack of justice for the parties involved. Yet it doesn’t have to be that way.

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  • eDiscovery & Preservation Obligations: Getting Ahead of the Game!
    Provided by Mary Mack, Esq. of Fios, Inc.
    Legal holds and preservation are the hot topic at most of the electronic discovery conferences these days. When faced with anticipated or pending litigation or government investigations, corporations have an obligation to preserve potentially relevant evidence, specifically preventing spoliation or the willful or inadvertent destruction or alteration of relevant documents.

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  • Creating a Defensible Process Through Search, Analytics and Metrics: A Further Look into Rule 502 and Rhoads
    Provided by Michael Dalewitz, Esq. and and Zachary Grendi of Peak Discovery
    Trying to successfully manage a large electronic discovery project is a balancing act. Lawyers and vendors are walking a tight rope trying to keep the cost of the review as low as practicable while simultaneously ensuring that virtually all non-responsive and privileged documents are not produced to opposing counsel.

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  • Mendocino Integrates RecoveryONE "Infinite Snapshot Engine" technology with Ontrack PowerControls Software to Improve Data Recovery on Microsoft Exchange
    Provided by Kroll Ontrack, Inc. of Kroll Ontrack, Inc
    Mendocino Software and Ontrack Data Recovery today announced an agreement to integrate Mendocino's RecoveryONE "infinite snapshot engine" technology with Ontrack PowerControls mailbox recovery software, one of the industry's leading Microsoft Exchange recovery solutions. This integration will bring Microsoft Exchange data recovery for mission-critical applications to an unprecedented level. The resulting product will be available through Mendocino in Q306 and will give customers two key advantages over existing solutions: the ability to capture data without impacting Exchange environments, and the ability to recover Exchange to any desired previous point much more rapidly than is possible today.

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